Process Scientist - Offaly

Job Overview

I'm currently recruiting for a number of Process Scientists to join a busy team in Tullamore, Co. Offaly.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To support the development, optimisation, scale-up and validation of all upstream steps in a monoclonal antibody production processes.
  • Work with external partners to provide the necessary technical support for successful completion of projects including the transfer of processes into the facility.
  • Strict adherence to GMP, working in a cleanroom environment and executing batch records.
  • Support the writing and updating of Batch Manufacturing Records, SOPs, and other quality documents required for GMP manufacture.
  • Provide hands-on support for all manufacturing activities including buffer / media preparation, cell culture and bioreactor process steps.
  • Provide technical input and support writing of technical reports required for regulatory purposes
  • Participate in Quality and Safety regulatory audits and completion of deviations and investigations into non-conformances.
  • Identify continuous improvement initiatives and action plans to implement operational excellence and lean practices.
  • Manufacture products using cell culture techniques

Qualification and Experience:

The successful candidate would meet some or all of the criteria below;

  • Sc. or B.Sc in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering or related Biological Sciences with ³ 1 years of industrial experience preferably.
  • Basic mammalian cell culture experience including thawing, culturing, cell counting.
  • Experience using SAP and Trackwise/ETS would be highly advantageous.
  • Hands on experience of bioreactors such as WAVE and Xcellerex or equivalent systems desirable.
  • Experience in scale up of bioprocesses from bench scale to large scale.
  • Working in a controlled regulated environment e.g. GMP/GLP
  • Knowledge of analytical methods required for cell culture/protein characterisation.
  • Experience with deviation investigations and CAPA implementation would be highly advantageous.
  • Knowledge of key suppliers of process materials and equipment including disposable systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to maintain very clear records of work completed.

To apply, please upload your CV to the link provided below.

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